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Football fans look forward to 2024 Super Bowl in Las Vegas

Thousands of fans came to watch the Super Bowl in 2023. They say they're excited for the sporting event to come to Las Vegas.
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Posted at 10:08 PM, Feb 12, 2023

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas (KTNV) — Thousands of football fans packed the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center Sunday evening to watch Super Bowl LVII.

Erika Vela, marketing coordinator for the venue, said about 8,000 fans attended the watch party.

13 Action News spoke with fans at the event. There were people who traveled from near and far to watch the big game.

Zachary Potter and Baylor Farman live in Las Vegas.

"We love downtown. Downtown is where it's at," said Furman.

They said they have been coming to watch the Super Bowl at the events center for six years.

"We live just down the road so we love coming downtown," said Potter. "This is where locals love to go."

Angela Esqueda traveled to Sin City from Los Angeles. She said the atmosphere keeps her coming back.

"You can walk around. Everyone's all excited. It's just a great atmosphere," said Esqueda.

With the Superbowl coming to Las Vegas next year, many fans from out of state said they may make a return to watch the big game in person. It's estimated next year's Superbowl will bring in about $500 million to the local economy.

"It'll be an amazing thing for Vegas," said Potter. "I'm so ready for it. It'll bring a very good crowd here. It'll bring a lot of revenue, especially the Strip. It'll bring a lot of people in. It'll be amazing."